The cut-off age for breast screening has been extended to 74 but is this leading to overdiagnosis and overtreatment of lesions that might never become invasive breast cancer? This question was posed to dozens of doctors by Dr Jolyn Hersch, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Sydney, who sought to discover how doctors and nurses ...
Physicians question older age-cut off for breast screening
By Tessa Hoffman
15 May 2018